Re: [tcpm] WGLC for UTO (fwd)

Lars Eggert <lars.eggert@nokia.com> Mon, 19 November 2007 09:01 UTC

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On 2007-11-13, at 12:15, ext Alfred HÎnes wrote:
>> I'm still not content with the delineation between "USER TIMEOUT"
>> and "USER_TIMEOUT" -- the latter being the per-connection
>> instantiation (TCB variable) of the former, according to the first
>> hanging list entry in Section 3.

I've made the changes you suggest.

>>   The RECOMMENDED formula results in the maximum of the two  
>> advertised
>>   values to be adopted for the user timeout of the connection on both
>> |  ends, provided they are within the upper and lower limits.  [...]
>>         ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>>
>> This might be misunderstood as referring to a *conditional*  
>> assignment,
>> only to be performed when this precondition is met; but the formula
>> describes an *unconditional* assignment, and a two-sided clipping
>> operation on the right-hand side.

I've rephrased that as: "The RECOMMENDED formula results in the  
maximum of the two advertised values, adjusted for the configured  
upper and lower limits, to be adopted for the user timeout of the  
connection on both ends."

I'll shortly submit -08 with these fixes, so that we have an up-to- 
date version to discuss at the IETF.

Lars
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